Speaker Of The Verkhovna Rada Of Ukraine Andriy Paruby
At an extraordinary meeting of the Verkhovna Rada on the introduction in Ukraine of martial law paruby made an official statement about the fate of one Local Church.
Even the introduction in Ukraine of martial law will not stop the process of creating a Single national Ukrainian Orthodox Church, said the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andrew Parubiy during the broadcast of the extraordinary session of Parliament.
“I want to officially report that whatever decision is adopted, it will not prevent our decision regarding the establishment of a Local Ukrainian Orthodox Church”, – said Parubiy.
He called the Constantinople Patriarch Bartholomew to support this idea and ensures complete safety during its implementation.
Patriarch Bartholomew appealed for support of the autocephaly of the Church in Ukraine to the Romanian Church, which has not yet announced its position.